Queen's Riding Club - News
25/5/05: Congratulations to the following
people who received Blues Awards this year:
5/5/05: We are planning a camping trip,
which will take place on 3rd-5th June. We will be camping in Tullymore
Forest Park, and riding on the Saturday and Sunday. You can ride both
days, one, or none, and you can stay both nights, one, or none. The
options for riding are:
Beach ride £35 (2.5 hrs)
Forest ride £25 (2 hrs)
Western Riding: £25 for 1 hour tuition (1 to 1) or
£25 for 1.5 hrs trail
£40 for 2.5 hours trail riding.
Forest and Western rides can be arranged for beginners/novices, but not
If anyone would like to go on this trip, please let us know asap by
emailing us (email@example.com)
14/4/05: We are having our end of term
pony games on Wednesday 11th May at 2pm. The theme is Hawaiian, and it
costs £10. This event is suitable for both beginners and
experienced riders, with mixed ability teams. There will be prizes for
the winning team.
It will be followed by our end-of-year dinner, which will take place at
8pm in Ruby Tuesdays on the Lisburn Road. The cost of this will be
4/4/05: Our AGM will take place on
Wednesday 4th May at 5pm in the Conference Room in the Students' Union.
We would ask as many members as possible to please attend. If anyone is
interested in being on the committee next year, please let us know.
20/3/05: We are planning on going on a
forest ride on Friday 8th April. This is for experienced riders only.
If anyone is
interested, can they let us know asap. Costs are likely to be £20
for 2 hours.
24/2/05: Congratulations to all those who
went to the intervarsities at the weekend. We finished 5th overall, 3rd
in the Prix Caprilli, and 1st (Joanne McCandless) and 3rd (Lorna
Stewart) individual in the Prix Caprilli.
29/1/05: The teams for the intervarsities
have been decided. They will be as follows:
The cost will be £55, to be paid asap.
13/1/05: The details for this year's
intervarsities have been finalised. They will take place in Galway on
18th-21st February. There will be competitions in show jumping,
dressage, and prix caprilli. For further details of what each of these
entails, please see the competitions page.
You do not need your own horse as horses will be provided. The cost
will be £60, which includes entry fees, accommodation
and formal ticket. Anyone wishing to go, must attend the trials
on Wednesday 26th January at 2pm. If you want to attend the trials, you
let us know by email
or text by Monday 24th January.
22/11/04: The date for the intervarsity
trials has been set as Wednesday 26th January. A non-refundable deposit
of £20 (plus the cost of the trials-£6) must be paid on
the date of the trials. This will only be refunded in the event
of you not gaining a place on the team.
22/11/04: The date for our Christmas Party
has been set as 15th December. In the afternoon we will be having pony
games suitable for all standards, with rosettes and mulled wine, and in
the evening, we will be having a Christmas dinner. Cost is £30,
and a deposit of £15 must be paid by Wednesday 1st December, with
the balance due by Wednesday 8th. If you only want to take part in
either the games or the dinner, cost is £15, payable by 1st
15/11/04: Congratulations to all those who
took part in the tetrathlon at the weekend, especially Gareth for
coming 5th in the running. Thanks go to our sponsors Horseware, and to
Dervla and Karen for driving us there.
11/11/04: The dates for this year's
are 18th-20th February, in Galway. There will be competitions in show
dressage and prix caprilli, and more details of what each entails can
found on the competitions page. If you
be interested in taking part, please let us know asap, and also
us know which event you would prefer to compete in. We will be having
after the exams in January to decide the teams.
4/11/04: We are having a forest ride on
28th November. The cost is £50 for a whole day including lunch.
go on this ride you must be able to control a horse outdoors and be
to canter confidently for about 5 minutes at a time. If you would like
go on this, please email
to let us know, and bring the money asap either on Monday or Wednesday.
15/10/04: Just to remind everyone about the
times for lessons, which can be found on the lessons
page, and the groups for the lessons, which can be found on the lesson groups page.
12/10/04: This year the tetrathlon will
in Cork on 12th-14th November. The cost will be £60, subsidised
the club, which includes accomodation, entry fees and ball ticket. For
of what the tetrathlon entails, please see the competitions page. If you are interested,
let us know asap but
20th at the latest, including any previous experience (tetrathlon or
else relevent). Money should be paid by Monday 25th October at the
15/9/04: This year, our first meeting will
place on Monday 4th October. Please note that meetings this year will
place in the Conference Room,
clubroom one, as previously. Lessons will commence on Wednesday 6th
15/9/04: The freshers' bazaar this year is
Wednesday 29th September, 10am-4pm, in the Snackbar in the students'
You can join the club at the freshers' bazaar.
7/6/04: Congratulations to the following
who have received blues awards for the season.
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